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Summary of week 6

In this week we have shown that there are three ways in which the construction sector is divided up: in construction process phases, in parties, and in projects. We see …

Example 2: modular building

To get an idea on how modular housing construction activities work, you could watch the following two videos via YouTube. The first video of less than 2 minutes is a …

Innovation 2: modular building systems

The idea behind modular construction systems is that these consist of standard modules that can be designed and produced independent from one another. The modules are made in a factory, …

Example 1: smart building logistics

Introducing and explaining the smart logistics on a Stockholm building site. This 8 minute video is well worth your time. It is an excellent introduction on how the construction industry …

Innovation 1: smart building logistics

This concept Smart Building Logistics aims to use an inner city construction site as efficiently as possible whereby as little storage as possible takes place on the construction site. In …

Challenges for inner city building

In this video we will discuss the major challenges for inner city building that we encounter in our modern world. Ongoing urbanization results in a large increase of inner city …

Possibilities of indoor positioning

At every airport in the world there are thousands of trailers outside. But the question is where are they? Localization of baggage and cargo carts takes a lot of time. …

Week summary

You’ve reached the end of week 5. In this week we covered sensing, positioning and the Internet of Things. You have seen that these new technologies are finding their way …

Principles of positioning

Basic mechanisms and technologies for positioning and localisation systems are described here. We discuss basic technologies such as GPS. But also more dedicated technologies, like RFID, are explained in this …